Marquee makes it count

CHAMPION: The Luke Pepper-trained Marquee finishes first in the Narooma Cup on Monday.
CHAMPION: The Luke Pepper-trained Marquee finishes first in the Narooma Cup on Monday.

The Luke Pepper-trained Marquee is the  Narooma Cup champion after a strong performance in Monday's feature race at Narooma. 

A $6 starter for the race, the five-year-old pulled ahead down the straight to win by less than a length ahead of rank outsider, Sigmund. 

Race favourite Budderoo Knight finished well back in 11th place.